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In AD 8, Publius Ovidius Naso, the poet Ovid, was exiled from Rome by emperor Augustus for composing verses that touched on scandal in the imperial court. Famously grief-stricken, he burnt his manuscript of what would become one of the world's most celebrated anthologies of verse tales, Metamorphoses, which only survived because his friends circulated their copies of it. To celebrate Ovid's 2,000th anniversary, 100 poets were invited to respond to Metamorphoses with new poems that explore the many contemporary resonances in that seminal work
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputprint
PublisherRecent Work Press
Number of pages1
Place of PublicationCanberra
ISBN (Print)9780648087847
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

Publication series

NameMetamorphic : 21st century poets respond to Ovid_edited by Nessa O'Mahony and Paul Munden
PublisherRecent Work Press


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